Lake Pontchartrain fishing guide for Redfish and Speckled Trout.
Lake Pontchartrain Fishing Guide Therapy Charters, a USCG Licensed and LA Wildlife and Fisheries Licensed Charter Guide Service, whose home port is Slidell, LA, offers New Orleans area fishing trips inshore saltwater charter fishing Lake Pontchatrain, Lake Borgne, and Biloxi Marsh.
We offer fishing from our fully rigged bay boats, kayak fishing excursions, fly fishing the shallow waters for tailing Redfish, or whatever you may have in mind.
Captain John Falterman Jr. grew up in South Louisiana fishing bream and bass with his father Johnny using fly rods at the young age of four. By the time he was five, he was on his way to mastering the fly rod. Capt. Falterman’s family has had camps in Grand Isle and on Lake Pontchartrain for most of his life. Growing up, Capt. John and his cousin, Brad, would fish Lake Pontchartrain from dawn to dusk. Capt. John’s love for fishing grew even greater when he married his wife and fellow fisherman, Kelley. Together they have spent thousands of hours over the past twelve years fishing the waters of Grand Isle out of her family’s camp.
On Lake Pontchartrain fishing guide trips they aim for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder.
There’s nothing like the fight of the large Redfish from the Biloxi
Marsh area. Capt. John’s knowledge of these waters is the reason his
clients make memories with their children, family members, and friends.
Lake Pontchartrain Fishing Charters
Fishing out of his spacious 2014 Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay, helps make short time of the open waters of Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Borgne, large bays, and the Gulf of Mexico out of Grand Isle.
THERAPY CHARTERS is able to accommodate up to 6 people per boat.
Capt. John’s specialty is children and families, for that reason his motto is “TAKE A KID FISHING!” Seeing young kids enjoy the outdoors is awesome!
From popping corks to fly fishing, we can cater to your every need. Let Capt. John teach the kids while you enjoy your fishing.
Lake Pontchartrain fishing charters start around safe light and I will contact you a couple of days ahead of your trip to let you know what time to meet and where depending on the marina used. We return to the Marina around 1:30 to start cleaning your catch!
This is not set in stone. If we feel we need to stay longer to make for a better trip than we will. Sometimes we are in before 1:30 with your catch. It's going to depend on the fish, tide, weather, and the bite!
What is included in the price of fishing my charter?
- FREE FISH CLEANING and bagging of your days catch
- A Licensed and Insured Professional Charter Captain with knowledge of the waters we will be fishing that day.
- Use of our fishing rods and reels for the day. * Thanks to our sponsors! * (CASTAWAY AND FINS)
- Fuel NO EXTRA FUEL CHARGE LIKE OTHERS HAVE
- Ice for drinks,fish, and your ice chest of bagged filets for departure.
- Bottled Water and Gatorade
- All tackle such as the use corks, artificial lures, Jig heads, Hooks, Lures,line, etc. * Compliments of our wonderful sponsors.
- Pictures on and off the boat with you and your guest with your daily catch!
- A enjoyable time for all!
- A Louisiana Fish Fry Cajun Gift Box with 11 of Louisiana's favorite seasonings and mixes. *THANKS TO OUR GREAT SPONSOR (LOUISIANA FISH FRY PRODUCTS)
Purchase of live bait is an added expense as stated above and it is sometimes necessary to GUARANTEE FISH. We can make these arrangements for you and have everything ready for when you arrive.
Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Borgne and Biloxi Marsh Fishing TripsWE GUARANTEE FISH!
A minimum charge of $450 for 1-2 people. $150 per additional person up to 6 people on one boat.
Charge is per boat. We can accommodate large groups as long as we know in advance.
Additional boats for a group larger than 5-6 people are available.
SAVE $100 on full group or $50 for 2 person.
Make sure to tell Capt John you found him on World Wide Fishing Guide!
Price does not include live bait which starts on May 1st. Price for bait may go up or down depending on the time of year and the cost of fuel for the bait fisherman.
I will make all the accommodations for the bait and have them on board the day of your trip. Trips depart from Rigolets Marina in Slidell Louisiana. Put a Lake Pontchartrain fishing charter with THERAPY CHARTERS on your to do list, and “COME RELAX WITH US” for the experience of a lifetime!
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